Choreographer turned director Nikky Batra’s first film ‘Khan Gali’ on Kinnars's in Bilasa Film Festival
Nikky Batra, dance director and choreographer in 45 Bhojpuri movies and hindi movies like Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja, Raja Hindustani, Humraaz etc, has directed a movie on eunuchs (kinnar). The movie Khan Gali made under the banner of Sunayana Films Pvt Ltd also shows him playing the role of a Kinnar.
Only seventy percent of the movie is complete, but still it will be shown in Bilasa Film Festival which is scheduled to begin from 24th February 2015 in Bilaspur (Raipur). It will be shown on all the three days, ie.24- 25-26 February 2015.
Director Nikky Batra says, "People of the festival liked the movie and the story. On their request, we made a 40 minute version of the movie. It shows the birth and death of Kinnars, the way they earn money and the sufferings in their life. Should they be getting any rights? It shows the entire gamut of their lives."
The cast includes Nikky Batra, Rameshwari, Sultan Khan, Amrin Khan, Ajay Bhaskar, Kamal Seth, Kunal Sonawane etc. The cameraman is Indrajit Singh and Anand Raj Anand is the Music- Director. The Art Director is Chetan Chudasama, Hind Sagar is the media partner, Costumes are Designed by Nita Lulla and singers are Udit Narayan, Pamela Jain, Sadhana Sargam,etc.